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Here are some forthcoming events related to Neuroprogressive and Dementia research.

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Dementia Prevention Open Lectures - What is Neurodegenerative Disease? Part 1

Event Date: 13/02/2019 19:00 to 13/02/2019 20:30 Venue: Centre for Open Learning, Holyrood Campus, Holyrood Road

In the first lecture, Profesor Craig Ritchie will provide an introduction to the Dementia Prevention Open Lecture Series, discusses how, when and where dementia occurs, its symptoms and an overview of research into preventing dementia and cognitive decline. This event i...

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Let's Talk About Health: Poor Air Quality: polluting hearts and minds

Event Date: 20/02/2019 17:30 to 20/02/2019 18:45 Venue: Queen's Medical Research Institute, University of Edinburgh, 47 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh, EH16 4TJ

Air pollution is estimated to be responsible for several million premature deaths worldwide every year. The harmful effect of air pollution on the lungs is well known, but recent research suggests the damaging effects may be more widespread. In particular air pollution has bee...

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Dementia Prevention Open Lectures - What is Neurodegenerative Disease? Part 2

Event Date: 20/02/2019 19:00 to 20/02/2019 20:30 Venue: Centre for Open Learning, Holyrood Campus, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh

In the second lecture Professor Tara Spires-Jones, Dr Vanessa Raymont and Professor Karen Ritchie will discuss the biology of neurodegenerative disease, it's biomarkers, how imaging and fluid may lead to diagnosis and how cognitive features, such as memory, reasoning and probl...

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Dementia Prevention Open Lectures - Treatments for Neurodegenerative Disease

Event Date: 27/02/2019 19:00 to 27/02/2019 20:30 Venue: Centre for Open Learning, Holyrood Campus, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh

In our third lecture Professor Craig Ritchie and Dr Tom Russ will discuss prevention and non-pharmacological approaches to the treatment of dementia, as well as pharmacological approaches and the search for new treatments. This event is free and open to the public. To s...

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Dementia Prevention Open Lectures - Future Directions: What needs to be done?

Event Date: 06/03/2019 19:00 to 06/03/2019 20:30 Venue: Centre for Open Learning, Holyrood Campus, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh

In our fourth and final lecture Professor Craig Ritchie and Dr Graciela Muniz-Terera will discuss what the future of dementia prevention holds, including predictions and disease models, a patient's view and who is at risk. This event is free and open to the public. To s...

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Dementia Research Conference: Great Expectations !

Event Date: 19/03/2019 09:30 to 19/03/2019 16:30 Venue: Technology & Innovation Centre, 99 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1RD

The Neuroprogressive & Dementia Network's 2019 Dementia Research conference will be entitled Dementia Research: Great Expectations ! The speakers will include Professor Craig Ritchie, Dr Peter Connelly, Dr Tom Russ, Dr Mario Parra, Andy Lowndes and Professor Bridget...

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Parkinson’s Research Initiative Symposium

Event Date: 22/03/2019 09:00 to 22/03/2019 15:50 Venue: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ

This will be the second gathering of clinicians and researchers working on Parkinson’s. The keynote speaker is Professor Alexander Zimprich from Vienna University. The focus of the meeting will be on science, exchanging ideas and networking to strengthen and initi...

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Huntington’s Disease & other Neurodegenerative Disorders in Scotland: New Research Summits to Climb

Event Date: 28/03/2019 09:30 to 28/03/2019 16:00 Venue: Fettes Suite, Scottish Health Service Centre, Crewe Road South, Edinburgh, EH4 2LF

Huntington’s disease is no longer considered untreatable. New ideas and technologies are showing considerable promise. At the same time, large international datasets are demonstrating their value. This conference will promote clinical research in Huntington’s disea...

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SDRC Conference 2019

Event Date: 15/04/2019 09:30 to 15/04/2019 16:00 Venue: Radisson Blu, 301 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G2 8DL

The SDRC Conference will showcase the world-leading dementia research taking place across Scotland. This year, the will focus be on fundamental science and will show the exciting, and often unusual, research that takes place in laboratories which helps to improve our un...

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Designing for dementia and ageing: DSDC's International Masterclass

Event Date: 14/05/2019 09:00 to 15/05/2019 17:00 Venue: Iris Murdoch Building, University of Stirling, FK9 4NF

This event brings together experts from across the globe to discuss ideas from design innovation through research to policy development. The last Masterclass appealed to a diverse and international audience of architects, industrial designers, policymakers, researchers, health...

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